President and Chief Executive Officer
“Treasured Whenever Forever”
NARUMI will continue to bring quality and happiness to your life with the technology and design we have cultivated since our establishment. No matter how much time passes, we will continue to pursue the highest quality in everything we deliver and hope to bring smiles to your faces.
NARUMI carefully nurtures the traditions cultivated through its history and delivers to its customers the splendor of things that have been handed down for a long time.
NARUMI will never lean on its tradition, but will always continue to challenge new areas.
NARUMI will carry out all activities with unchanging sincerity, wishing for the happiness of all of our customers, business partners, shareholders, and employees.
NARUMI will always strive to provide products and services with the highest quality control to gain greater satisfaction and empathy from our customers.
NARUMI will comprehensively consider the global environment, including environmental conservation, and will conduct corporate activities that are compatible with a recycling-oriented society.
Nagoya Seito builds a new German-style ceramics factory in Narumi.
During the war, Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. acquired the Narumi Plant from Nagoya Ceramics Co.
After the war, the company was founded as Narumi Pottery Works of Fuso Metal Industries Ltd. and started the tableware business, which was a peaceful industry during the Nagoya pottery making era.
Established Narumi Corporation.
Succeeded in commercialization of “Cook Master”, a pot using the super heat-resistant glass material “Neoceram”, in cooperation with Nippon Electric Glass Co.
Obtained a patent for bone china raw material and succeeded in mass production for the first time in Japan.
Began exporting bone china dinner sets to the United States.
Began selling full-scale commercial tableware made of bone china.
Established Mie Narumi Co.
Began production of ultra-premium bone china “Clon de Muse”.
Established NARUMI SINGAPORE PTE LTD. as a sales base in Southeast Asia.
Established PT. NARUMI INDONESIA (overseas production base)
Consolidation of domestic production to Mie Narumi Co.
Began selling STYLES tableware for daily use.
Launched direct online store “e-NARUMI”.
Narumi (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. established (China sales base)
Became independent from Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. through MBO (Management Buy-Out).
Started sales of glassware brand “GLASS WORKS NARUMI (GW)”.
PT. NARUMI INDONESIA second plant was acquired.
Shareholder change at Ishizuka Glass Co.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the company’s founding, the brand tagline was changed from “Encounter with good things” to “Good things, always and forever”.
NARUMI TABLEWARE USA, INC. established (U.S. sales base)
Established PT. NARUMI GLOBAL SUPPLY INDONESIA (sales base in Indonesia)
Established the Taiwan office of Nissho Narumi Co.